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Dark Girls: Preview

Clips from the upcoming documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color---particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black American culture. This film will be released in Fall/Winter 2011.
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Blackness, gender, and class in Asian entertainment

A few months ago I came across this music video by Jero (ジェロ), a Pittsburgh-born Japanese-African American who became famous in Japan for singing traditional enka music, which he learned from...
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Less Photoshop is a Start, How About More Diversity? | BlogHer

Less Photoshop is a Start, How About More Diversity? | BlogHer | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it

While those popular ideals of beauty and sexiness are unattainable enough for White girls, they are completely out of the question for most girls of other races. Even as a six-year old, I knew that no amount of Great Lash or Herbal Essences was going to transform me into a blue-eyed blonde.

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The Help | Melissa Harris Perry | Movie Review | Mediaite

The Help | Melissa Harris Perry | Movie Review | Mediaite | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it
The film adaptation of The Help, a novel about the lives and tensions between Mississippi white women and their African American maids, debuts this weekend, and amidst its release it has raised many questions and concerns about the way it portrays...
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What Does the New Black Barbie Say about African Americans and Hair? | Here & Now

What Does the New Black Barbie Say about African Americans and Hair? | Here & Now | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it

Francie Latour, about why hair has such importance for black women and what she calls “the line the new black Barbies won’t cross."


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Fidelia's Sisters: Interpreting The Help or How to avoid being racist in the way we’re being not-racist

Fidelia's Sisters: Interpreting The Help or How to avoid being racist in the way we’re being not-racist | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it
by Sandhya Jha Editor's Note: This installment of The Jesus Review marks the first in our month-long, publication-wide focus on diversity. Its subject, the bestselling debut novel from Kathryn Stockett, has been a book group staple for over a year.
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Shadeism

This documentary short is an introduction to the issue of shadeism, the discrimination that exists between the lighter-skinned and darker-skinned members of the same community.
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Andre Walker Talks Down Kinky Hair- A Response | Curly Nikki ...

Andre Walker Talks Down Kinky Hair- A Response | Curly Nikki ... | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it

It's hard enough if you're transitioning to natural hair without adding in the bias and opinions of your friends, family—or even your stylist. As curly girls, all of us have ventured in to at-home product recipes and ...


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Three Feminists Talk About The Media’s Obsession With Unwed Black Women - COLORLINES

Three Feminists Talk About The Media’s Obsession With Unwed Black Women - COLORLINES | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it
There’s a lucrative industry devoted to saying that something’s wrong with black women. Here’s what we should be talking about instead.
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The line the new black Barbies won’t cross - The Boston Globe

The line the new black Barbies won’t cross - The Boston Globe | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it

"It’s no coincidence that the first black American self-made millionaire, Madame C. J. Walker, made her money turning that kind of hair into straight, shiny, behaving hair."


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Kathryn Stockett Is Not My Sister and I Am Not Her Help | The Feminist Wire

Kathryn Stockett Is Not My Sister and I Am Not Her Help | The Feminist Wire | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it

By Duchess Harris, PhD, JD. I did not attend Wednesday's movie release of "The Help" from DreamWorks Pictures, based on the New York...

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Doing My Part To End Band-Aid Segregation

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Annabel started to notice bandages after her last round of vaccines. She would poke them over and over again, then look up at me with a look on her face that seemed to say, “This is ugly.

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The Right to Identify as ‘American’ | Multicultural Familia™

The Right to Identify as ‘American’ | Multicultural Familia™ | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it
emailprint© 2011, Multicultural Familia™. All rights reserved. About View all posts by → Blog Related posts:What Makes You Ask?
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Dark Girls: Preview

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Wait, How’s That Racist? {Cadburry’s Bliss Ad} | Bicultural Mom

Wait, How’s That Racist? {Cadburry’s Bliss Ad} | Bicultural Mom | Prejudice & Stereotypes in the Media | Scoop.it
  For some time now, I've been wanting to start a series called Wait, How's That Racist?
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